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Sand Springs is a city in Tulsa County, in the Tulsa metro area. (The community straddles Tulsa and Osage counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for springs on the Arkansas River

The latitude of Sand Springs is 36.139N. The longitude is -96.108W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,695.


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Median household income
Local
$40,380
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sand Springs demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 42. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Hank Thompson, musician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Java Dave's
Nearby parks & recreation: Walnut Creek State Park, Lake Keystone
Historic sites and museums: Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sand Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tulsa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tulsa area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74107 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Sand Springs residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sand Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sand Springs was $18,193, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Sand Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sand Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $797.


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Libraries in Sand Springs include Page Memorial Library, Pratt Library ... View libraries

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Tulsa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sand Springs political report.

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The average commute time for Sand Springs workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sand Springs between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Sand Springs include Best Western Sand Springs Inn, Days Inn.

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